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June 27, 2016
Einstein was right! Gravitational Waves exist. Find out how they work. | Graphic courtesy of California Institute of Technology.
What are Gravitational Waves?

Gravitational waves were observed for the first time in 2016, confirming Einstein’s theory.

June 23, 2016
Heila Technologies, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, won the 2016 Cleantech UP National Competition. | Energy Department photo.
Cleantech University Prize Highlights Next Generation of Clean Energy Innovators

Energy Department competition supports student entrepreneurs and helps spur development of new clean energy technologies.

June 23, 2016
Direct Current's Energy Unit Calculator

We recently released the second episode of Direct Current, our new Energy.gov podcast. Check out our newly proposed energy units -- burritos, Mt. Rushmore, a New York Minute and the Moon Landing!

June 23, 2016
Cyclotron Road at Berkeley Lab
Raising Our Game in Clean Energy Innovation

How the Department of Energy is investing in the future of clean energy innovation at our National Labs and around the world.

June 22, 2016
Atomic Sandblasters Could Replace Silicon

Scientists at the National Labs may have found a cheaper, lighter more efficient replacement for silicon in computer chips.

June 21, 2016
LCLS-II: The Next Leap for X-ray Science
The World's Most Powerful X-ray Laser is Getting an Upgrade

The LCLS-II at SLAC Lab is the latest record-breaking scientific research tool from the National Labs.

June 20, 2016
Improving Manufacturing through Technology and Innovation

Latest institute can help manufacturers better design, measure, predict and control all aspects of the manufacturing process.

June 14, 2016
Graphics by <a href="/node/1332956">Carly Wilkins</a>, Energy Department.
How Maglev Works

Magnetic levitation, or maglev, trains can trace their roots to technology developed at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

June 10, 2016
Several National Hockey League facilities now have LED lighting, saving energy and money. | Graphic by <a href="/node/1332956">Carly Wilkins</a>, Energy Department.
NHL Scores Big with Sustainability

Teams playing in the Stanley Cup Final this weekend are leading the way when it comes to saving energy and protecting the planet.

June 9, 2016
Crops, Bots and Bytes: Check Out the Robots Behind ARPA-E’s Agro-Energy Program

Biofuels have huge potential as a low-carbon alternative to fossil fuels for transportation. ARPA-E's TERRA program is creating cutting-edge robots and data tools to make selecting the best bioenergy crops faster, cheaper and easier than ever.